Pine Meadow Trail

MODERATE 64 reviews

Pine Meadow Trail is a 15.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Sloatsburg, New York that features a lake. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking and trail running. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
15.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
2604 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

hiking

trail running

lake

rocky

4 months ago

It's amazing but I can't never find the lake. LOL

hiking
5 months ago

great trail, we took the yellow trail and was alot of fun and there was a stunning view at the end.

hiking
8 months ago

Whilst it's a popular trail, mainly the first part up to Pine Meadow Lake, this trail makes for a nice hike. Once you go beyond the lake, where there are many other connecting and more challenging trails (with some nice rock/hill climbs, e.g. the Black trail, and a map/compass definitely come in handy), the crowds start to thin. There is also a way to completely circumnavigate the lake by using an unmaintained trail on the East side of the lake, which also takes you back through time where you can see some of the history of the area.

camping
Monday, September 26, 2016

The trail is clearly marked and easy to follow. I spent the weekend with my dogs hiking around the lake and camping nearby. The hike provides gorgeous lake views, ideal hiking scenery, and a quiet escape from the city.

Monday, September 05, 2016

Great moderate trail. 3miles to lake on the red trail, 6 miles round trip.

hiking
Sunday, July 17, 2016

Love the fact that you can end the trail at a lake and cool off with a swim.

backpacking
Thursday, July 07, 2016

One of the best places in Harriman is Pine Meadow Lake. Many trail options. Have done Pine Meadow trail from where it meets Suffern Bear Mountain to where it meets Kakiak. Have hit it from the North (Suffern Bear Mountain trail), and from Lake Sebago (Tuxedo Mt Ivy trail to Seven Lakes trail South to unnamed Yellow trail West. This route takes you across the top of Diamond Mountain which has great ridgetop hiking and views.

hiking
Sunday, April 17, 2016

Great hike. Gets a bit crowded on nice weekends.

hiking
Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Very fun trail to venture on, the lake is beautiful and on a hot day is a great way to cool off. I hike about half the trail, once I get to the lake I usually enjoy the view and maybe swim then head back. Would recommend hiking here.

hiking
Tuesday, December 29, 2015

great trail

hiking
Friday, October 23, 2015

Beautiful, but a with so many trails in the area a bit distracting to have to constantly refer to the map to check which path to choose.

hiking
Thursday, September 25, 2014

Pine Meadow lake is beautiful. The water is clear clean and perfect for swimming in. I bring a fishing pole every time I go great spot to catch some bass. The trail leading up to the lake is every rocky. It is hard to look around at the scenery while trying not to trip over all the rocks. I spent most of the time looking at the ground hiking up to the lake. That is the only downfall. Wouldn't recommend if raining or icy out.

hiking
Monday, August 19, 2013

Beautiful lake with tons of largemouth bass. Be very careful and watch for rattlesnakes. We saw 2 and 1 was 4 feet long. There are rock cliffs to climb and jump into the lake from. Decent hike and there are two ways in. Red trail is easy. White trail a little more difficult.

hiking
Saturday, July 13, 2013

If you're looking for a gentle creekside hike that leads to a great swim, this is a good entry level trail hike. Pine Meadow Lake has super spots for lunch, for swimming, and for exploring. And there are multiple trails that lead up to and around the lake. Bad knees? Stay on the red trails. Want some boulders, no problem, hike closer to the creek on the other trail options. Lots to explore all around the lake.

camping
Sunday, January 06, 2013

Did an overnight last year at campsite on lake, -10 degree wind chill. Fun.

hiking
Sunday, February 19, 2012

Excelent Hike. Busy trail on the weekends...This trail has several trails coming off of it..The hike is gradual and this Big Rock "Ga nus Qua" is a good place to have lunch. Pine meadow lake is really nice and in the srping has great fishing..

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